WILL POWER EARNS 50TH INDYCAR POLE AT GATEWAY
Will Power has notched up his 50th Indycar career pole position at ahead of this weekends race at Gateway Motorsports Park.
Power will lead an all Team Penske top four to start the tomorrow race after averaging 189.642mph (305.199kph), breaking the track record in the process, as the last driver to take to the track during qualifying.
The milestone pole position now moves the Australian to equal his teammate Helio Castroneves for third on the all-time list. The pair only trail legends Mario Andretti with 67 and A.J. Foyt with 53.
“The Verizon Chevy is very quick, obviously,” Power said after qualifying.
“Fantastic, 50 poles. Wow! I never would have dreamed of that when I started. I am very humbled to be up there with A.J. Foyt and Helio Castroneves.”
The race kicks off Sunday at 11:40am AEST.
IndyCar Qualifying – Gateway Motorsports Park
|Pos||Driver||Engine||Lap 1||Lap 2||Total time|
|12||Ed Jones (R)||Honda||24.5747||24.6326||49.2073|
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Date posted: August 26, 2017